Here's an article that looks at Burke's additions to the brain trust and what steps they have taken to improve the front office including the hiring of new scouting staff.
Basically, it's the article we've been clamouring for over the past decade or so.
Damien Cox has provided his prediction for the 2009-2010 Maple Leafs. You can guess by the title what he said will happen but click through to find out some more 'realities' from our favourite mittenstringer.
An actually readable piece from the Cox on the abundance of players the Leafs have on the final year of their contracts.
Could personal motivation gives us a few career years to ride to the playoffs? (!!!1)
On the heels of the most successful Leafs' coach in recent history being hired by the Oilers David Staples takes a look at how the media reported on the event.
It is certainly interesting to compare and contrast some writers' (cough COX cough) condemnation of JFJ with their future empathy.
As an effort to highlight quality writing in the traditional media I want to post this interesting article by Damien Cox comparing the current Coyotes' situation to the proposed Saskatoon Blues. The outcome should give hope to those that want to see the 'Yotes survive.
For a more detailed look at the story check out this post from St. Louis Game Time about that colourful period in NHL history.
So are we actually (@mlse). It's one more step for Cox from reporter to blogger (and vlogger!). He responds about as often as he does to the comments on his blog but he has to read what you write him which lets you have some fun with him:
DamoSpin: Gorgeous here today. Otherwise dude with too much cologne in Starbucks line loudly talking relationships on cell would have made me insane
mlse@DamoSpin: So Feschuk's a Starbucks man?
Anyone with a functioning brain and two eyes knows in their gut that the Sun's covers are predictably dire and embarrassingly bad (McKlutz? McGloomy? McCrappy Paper).
Here's a site dedicated to mocking the Sun and a word cloud that looks at their favourite cover topics. The original post is from last April but he's back in the groove again.
glove tap to Torontoist.